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Japan's PM visits landslide-devastated Hiroshima

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Japan's PM visits landslide-devastated Hiroshima


Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited the area of Hiroshima which has been devastated by landslides, killing at least 54 people with many others still missing.

He said everything would be done to find those still unaccounted for.

Survivors who have lost their homes have been offered apartments free of charge elsewhere in the city.

About 240 mm of rain fell in 24-hours up to Wednesday morning last week.

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